Activism

10 Jun 2021

Texas Congressmen Suggests Changing Earth’s Orbit to Combat Climate Change

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) on Tuesday asked a representative from the U.S. Forest Service if it was possible to alter the orbit of the moon or the Earth as a way of combating climate change…and he wasn’t joking. To be fair to the honorable representative from Texas, it would be really cool,

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27 May 2021

Youth Activists to begin 266 Mile March to SF to Combat Climate Crisis

Young activists from Sonoma, Kern, and San Diego counties began marching 266 miles from Paradise to San Francisco to pressure Nancy Pelosi and Dianne Feinstein to support an ambitious and equity-focused Civilian Climate Corps. The CCC would employ thousands to combat the climate crisis and is the first piece of

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George Floyd Protest: Photo Chris Tuite
25 May 2021

Too Little Has Changed in the Year Since George Floyd’s Murder

May 25 will forever be marked by the murder of George Floyd, but the tragedy left a mark on this nation much deeper and consequential than any one day can contain.  As people around the country, and the world, watched the video and witnessed Floyd’s excruciating last breaths, we were

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20 May 2021

Millionaires Protest Outside Jeff Bezos’ Houses, Demanding He Pay More Taxes

In perhaps the first in person protest led by actual millionaires, a group called Patriotic Millionaires rallied outside Jeff Bezo’s $80 million Manhattan apartment building on Tax Day, with a big mobile billboard and a megaphone, demanding Bezos pay his ‘fair share of taxes’. Today @es_indivisible @mkink @PatrioticMills, @CleanupCarl and

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20 May 2021

Compassionate Alternative Responses to Homelessness in San Francisco

Op-Ed By Jennifer Friedenbach  Jennifer Friedenbach is the Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco. CoH organizes homeless people to fight for permanent solutions and human rights. SF CART: Statement on Mayor’s New Street Responses In January of 2020, the San Francisco Police Commission passed a resolution unanimously

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14 May 2021

CloseBuy: The Browser Extension that Helps You Shop Local & Skip Amazon

By Jazz Sahota If you’re like nearly half of Americans, you probably start your search for an item on Amazon. And maybe over the past year, you might have noticed you were spending a bit more on Amazon – since businesses were closed and we all had to shop online

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06 May 2021

60% of Small Businesses Closed in the Past Year. Why This Matters.

just because businesses are starting to reopen, it doesn’t mean we need to slow down on showing love and support to our local businesses. The uniqueness, the charm, the diversity, the vibrancy, the sense of community – these are all reasons why we shop at and support small and local businesses.

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04 May 2021

Rally at City Hall Saturday Will Urge Supervisors to Stop City College Layoffs

As many as 588 faculty members at City College of San Francisco are facing potential layoffs as early as May 15. The massive faculty loss is expected to impact several departments, forcing cuts to needed programs and classes.  Students, staff and faculty attended a virtual rally Monday to push San

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